Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 4 to 7
- Reading age: 9 to 12
Orca Footprints is a nonfiction series for middle readers that answers kids' questions about the state of the natural world, resource sustainability and how to be global citizens. Using the Orca Footprints series, this guide helps educators build an inquiry-based unit plan based on three learning mod-ules: Our Earth, Our Work and Our Global Community. The guide includes introductions to fourteen Orca Footprint titles with ideas on how to present and use the books with a variety of dynamic activities and thoughtful graphic organizers to support students’ learning.
About the author
Tasha Henry has been traveling, writing and teaching for over twenty years. She is a published writer and poet and holds a Master of Education in Language, Culture and Teaching from York University. She has taught high-school students and trained teachers across Canada and internationally. She lives on unceded Lekwungen territory in Victoria, British Columbia